April 26, 2022 | Oregon launched a $2.45 million app this week aimed at making it easier to prove and verify that someone has been vaccinated against COVID-19, nearly a month later than previously promised and after pandemic restrictions have been lifted.
April 24, 2022 | One thing everyone agrees on is that Stephanie didn’t have to die. Even months after it happened, her family is struggling to figure out why.
April 16, 2022 | School kids need their shots, and Saturday morning, David Douglas High School in Southeast Portland hosted an immunization clinic to help.
April 10, 2022 | Nothing has shaped Gov. Kate Brown’s reputation and legacy more than her administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Brown, Oregon schools and businesses faced prolonged restrictions; teachers received vaccine priority over seniors; and Oregon was among the last states in the country to lift an indoor mask mandate. Yet the state also recorded a significantly lower death rate than other states. Through it all, Brown’s administration’s decisions, strategy and execution have been lauded, decried and second-guessed.
March 30, 2022 | Oregonians 50 and older who got a booster dose of a coronavirus vaccine at least four months ago can now get a second booster shot and should have no problem finding one, state health officials said.
March 14, 2022 | Over the past 10 months, as tens of millions of children and teenagers received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the companies’ main rival, Moderna, sat on the sidelines, its shot limited to adults.